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Diana Vreeland

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Published by William Morrow .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Fashion design,
  • Women periodical editors,
  • Literary,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Women,
  • Vreeland, Diana,
  • Rich & Famous,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Rich & Famous,
  • Biography,
  • Fashion editors,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7727372M
ISBN 100688167381
ISBN 109780688167387

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Diana Vreeland’s most popular book is D.V.. Diana Vreeland has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. Diana Vreeland’s most popular book is D.V. A great view of 20th century fashion history. Diana Vreeland was at the epicenter of style and this book was a wonderful overview of her life with the added bonus of being illustrated so one can visualize the progress of style which is a reflection of any point in human history/5.   This slim book far outshines its company in the Diana Vreeland library, and especially "Allure," a gigantic coffee table book with photographs that appear to have been digitized with a $20 scanner. Read moreCited by: 1. Diana Vreeland's joie de vivre was formed by the people, events and gossip she had encountered before, during and after her time at Vogue. She speaks of her upbringing, her life before and after WWII, her perspective on color, her love of blackamoors, her personal hygiene, her travels, etc. and at the end of every chapter, there is always her take away message/ food 4/5.

  "Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years is an extraordinary compilation of more than pieces of the iconic editor's personal correspondence. Her delightful, expressive language shines in the pages of this book, which includes her notes to Cecil Beaton, Richard Avedon, Cristobal Balenciaga and Coco Chanel."/5(28).   About the Author Fashion legend Diana Vreeland was editor-in-chief of Vogue throughout the s. Christopher Hemphill is a New York-based writer. Marc Jacobs is a highly influential fashion designer/5(15). Diana Vreeland is even more vital and relevant today than at the time of her death in While her reputation in the fashion world is well known, the actual breadth of her career and extent of her reach is immeasurable. The true gold standard of fashion and style credibility, Mrs. Vreeland is responsible for launching many iconic careers.   D.V. is the mesmerizing autobiography of one of the 20th century’s greatest fashion icons, Diana Vreeland, the one-time fashion editor of Harper’s Bazaar and editor-in-chief of Vogue, whose incomparable style-sense, genius, and flair helped define the world of haute couture for fifty : HarperCollins US.

  Diana, who had striking looks, was the daughter of a conventional beauty, after whom her younger sister took. “I was always her ugly little monster,” Diana wrote of her mother in her memoir, : Laird Borrelli-Persson. Diana Vreeland was many things: 20th century icon, tastemaker, doyenne of high fashion. An editor at both Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, she was the final word on style – indeed, she became as famous for her bon mots as for her savoir-faire. Now, a new book brings together Vreeland’s most incisive quotes, all of which depict her clear leadership, vision and timeless wit, .   Diana Vreeland was one of those people whom we call a force of nature. This book captures her spirit so well it's just like chatting with her in person. Be warned, this is not a standard biography.5/5(5). Diana Vreeland's insightful edicts and evocative aphorisms remain her strongest legacy. She looked at life as a romantic and lived through dreams and imagination. Showing leadership, vision, and timeless wit, this book celebrates her visionary words that not only transformed the world of fashion, but also gave us sage advice to live by.